Research Assistant Hired as Microsoft Student Evangelist
Posted on Saturday, November 5th, 2016
Under the tutelage of Algonquin’s Office of Applied Research and Innovation and working with industry partner Contextere, students Adesh Shah and Jack Garrard developed a ground breaking application targeted towards industrial work crews.
Adesh Shah and Jack Garrard, who are enrolled in the Mobile Application Design & Development and Interactive Media & Design programs respectively, were successful in creating the Contextere application. This is the first app of its kind with aims to optimize the workflow of industrial work crews by relaying a series of contextual instructions to workers based on in-situ awareness and advanced machine learning. It was built on the Universal Windows Platform which allows the app to run on any Windows 10 device, with special emphasis placed on the inclusion of Microsoft Band 2 and the HoloLens.
Algonquin College congratulates Adesh Shah who has recently become a Microsoft Student Evangelist due to his diligent work with ARI and the MADD program.
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